Category: February 2018

Education issues top Restless Minds agenda

How important is public education to America’s future? And how important to that future is having broad educational choices? Those are just two of the many questions the Restless Minds discussion group will tackle when it meets on Tuesday, February 13, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Sewing Room of Oakwood’s Arts & Crafts…

Interested in practicing Spanish?

Dianne Zimmerman Interested in practicing Spanish? Come join the Advanced Conversational Spanish group. We welcome all advanced Spanish speakers to participate in our fun, friendly and lively meetings each Wednesday from 4:15-5:30 p.m. in the Ocotillo Room of the Arts and Crafts building at Oakwood Country Club. We discuss a wide variety of topics in…

Touring the USA

  Barbie Bergerson On Saturday, April 7, 2018, join the Chordaires Show Chorus of Sun Lakes for a musical and pictorial journey in their annual spring show, Touring the USA. Chordaires will highlight many places across the USA in this show. Perhaps even your home state will be one of the stops on their journey.…

Love is in the air

  Lois Valleau It’s February, and we’re moving into the expression of love, right on the heels of January when we may have set resolutions for improving our lives. We most often hear romantic love spoken of in relation to Valentine’s Day, but what if we vowed to love ourselves more this month. I’m sure…

2018 Source Book Delivery

  Ellen Locke The 2018 Source Book should have been delivered to your home by the Sun Lakes Rotary Club. If you might have been missed or did not receive your copy of the 2018 Sun Lakes Source Book, you can pick up a copy at the Robson Publishing (Sun Lakes Splash) office. Please review…

Meltdown and Spectre

Allan Levy Meltdown and Spectre are two new computer exploits that are based upon how modern computer chips work. In order to run as fast as possible, computer chips make decisions on how the program may work before it actually gets to the instructions that are going to decide where to go. It is similar…

Sun Lakes Writers’ Group

Grandma’s Trunk Dorothy Long In the attic sets Grandma’s trunk gathering dust and time worn. Inside of it are stored treasures and precious memories from the past. Many years ago, it traveled across the ocean with my Grandmother Mary, her brother and her parents, my great-grandparents. They left England in 1874 and were met in…

Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation annual Card Party

  Esther Spear, Publicity It’s time to gather your friends to play mah jongg, bridge, canasta, Mexican train, hand and foot, Scrabble or any game of your choice at the Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation Sisterhood’s annual charity fundraiser on Monday, February 12, at Oakwood Country Club at 10:00 a.m. (Doors open at 9:00 a.m.). You…

Conservation Corner

Recycling treasures Pauline Lee Isn’t it easy to spend $5, $10, $20 or more to buy a book, a CD or DVD, or a jigsaw puzzle as a treat for yourself or someone special? All these objects are well made and can tolerate being used multiple times. Thus, it’s no wonder some conservation-minded residents in…